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Tips For Cleaning Tile Grout

Posted on April 11, 2017

Category : tiles and grout cleaning

 

Keeping the grout between tiles cleaned is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a floor that's completely clean and safe for your entire family. During standard cleaning of your kitchen or bathroom, it's easy to miss the grout in...

About tile and grout cleaning, restoration, and maintenance

Posted on April 06, 2017

Category : blog

How grout cleaning, restoration, and maintenance work for you? It's not difficult, and we can show you.

An Eco-friendly Solution to Clean Grout

Posted on April 04, 2017

Category : tiles and grout cleaning

 

Over time, grout can become discolored and stained. You can choose to go to the store and get grout cleaner, but it isn't necessary.

Look For PTCA Certification When Buying Porcelain Tiles

Posted on March 30, 2017

 

Porcelain tile is especially prized among homeowners, not only for its durability and imperviousness to water, but also for its highly attractive finish.

What to Do with Cracked Tiles

Posted on March 28, 2017

Category : blog

 

 

Properly cared for tiles are a beautiful aspect of your home. They are a very sturdy and low-maintenance flooring solution, but sometimes something happens - you drop a heavy pan or a hammer, and suddenly, a crack.

Applying Thinset To Ensure A Flat Tile Floor

Posted on March 23, 2017

Category : blog

Nothing could be worse than a tile floor with excessive variations in the height of adjacent tiles. This phenomenon, known as lippage, is a common occurrence among those new to installing tile floors.

Why Flooring Tiles Tent

Posted on March 21, 2017

Category : blog

 

Tenting is a problem that tends to affect many tile floors as they age. As its name would imply, this issue involves tiles that heave upward from the plane of the floor, forming peaked or “tented” areas along their joints.

How To Remove And Prevent Grout Efflorescence

Posted on March 17, 2017

Category : blog

A previous post discussed the problem known as efflorescence, which involves the formation of white discolorations on the surface of your grout.

Understanding Tile Efflorescence

Posted on March 14, 2017

Category : blog

Many people find themselves puzzled - and frequently annoyed - by the appearance of whitish residue on the surface of their grout. While this is often the result of poorly installed tiles, it also occurs on otherwise pristine surfaces through the...

Using Caulk Instead Of Grout In Wall-Floor Joints

Posted on March 09, 2017

Category : blog

In the vast majority of cases, the joints in a tile wall or floor are filled in using cement based grout. The one exception are the joints between a wall and a floor.

How to Clean Porcelain Tiles

Posted on March 07, 2017

Category : Tips and How To

 

Porcelain tiles are beautiful, elegant, have a polished look and stay clean easily, thanks to their thickness and low moisture absorption rate. However, even porcelain tiles can get dirty every now and then. Here are some porcelain cleaning...

2 Further Causes Of Loose Or Cracked Grout 

Posted on March 03, 2017

Category : Grout sealer

A previous post explored how substrate deflection and the phenomenon known as bridging can lead to cracked or loose grout. Yet those are not the only two ways this frustrating problem can occur.

2 Causes Of Loose Or Cracked Grout

Posted on February 28, 2017

Category : tile installation

 

Tile offers a highly attractive way to finish a floor. Of course, as with all flooring options, tile comes with its own set of potential problems - especially where grout is concerned. If you would like to learn more about the causes of one...

Removing Grout Haze From Your Tiles

Posted on February 23, 2017

Category : tiles and grout cleaning

 

 

Even after you have wiped most of it away, cement based grout tends to leave behind an unsightly haze on your tiles. The longer you wait to get rid of this haze, the more difficult the task will be.

2 Things To Know About Sealing Ceramic Tiles

Posted on February 21, 2017

Category : tiles and grout cleaning, tile installation

 

Grout isn’t the only thing that can benefit through the application of a waterproofing sealer. Many homeowners also choose to boost the appearance of their tiles by applying a glossy sealer. Yet it is important to realise that not all types of...

Cleaning Natural Stone Tiles

Posted on February 16, 2017

Category : Tips and How To

There are a variety of different products available for cleaning ceramic tiles. Unfortunately, as many homeowners learn the hard way, these substances are generally not well suited for cleaning natural stone tiles.

Understanding Epoxy Grout

Posted on February 14, 2017

Category : blog

 

The majority of grout used in tile floors and walls is cement based. Yet cement based grout isn’t the only option available. Though less common, many people elect to utilize epoxy grout instead. If you would like to learn more about the...

2 Tips For Applying Grout Sealer

Posted on February 09, 2017

Category : Grout sealer

 

Sealing your grout should be considered an essential part of any tile job. Grout sealer is the most effective way of preventing moisture from causing undesirable problems such as mold and mildew growth, unsightly discolorations, and cracked or...

2 Important Things To Know About Grout Sealing 

Posted on February 06, 2017

Category : Tips and How To

A tiled surface will only last as long as its grout, and the best way to take care of grout is to protect it with a so-called grout sealer. These substances form a water-impenetrable layer, thus keeping moisture from penetrating your grout and...

Removing A Cracked Or Damaged Floor Tile

Posted on February 02, 2017

Category : tile installation

 

No matter how well installed, grouted, or sealed, it is natural for floor tiles to become damaged from time to time.

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